What's being called the American Jobs Plan should have support from both the Republican and Democrats, along with the general public, but there's a reason why Biden is having trouble selling it. The idea of a $2 trillion overhaul for the country's mainframe is scary, and it's also deceiving.
Senators voted 92-to-7 to pass the PPP Extension Act of 2021 last week, extending the deadline and giving the Small Business Administration (SBA) an additional 30 days process pending applications. Businesses have until May 31 to apply for a forgivable loan on the condition they maintain payroll. At least 60% of the money must be spent on maintaining payroll in order to receive full forgiveness.
"This is Jim Crow in the 21st Century. It must end. We have a moral and constitutional obligation to act. I once again urge Congress to pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to make it easier for all eligible Americans to access the ballot box and prevent attacks on the sacred right to vote," Biden said.
The 78-year-old commander-in-chief going down to his knees with a hand on the rail before falling two more times while attempting to regain his footing at Joint Base Andrews. After standing up, Biden appeared to take a moment to dust off his knee before finally making his way to the top. He then gave a salute before entering the aircraft to take off for Atlanta, Georgia.
We're nearing the 100-day mark in Joe Biden's presidency and we've learned a lot about the longtime American politician. Some things we knew about the 78-year-old before taking office while others we're seeing play out in real time.
The former Vice President fought back tears as he thanked his supporters less than 24 hours before taking over the 46th President of the United States. "In our family, the values we share, the character we strive for, the way we view the world—it all comes from home. It all comes from Delaware," Biden said.
Biden’s bid for the Oval Office garnered 304 electoral votes to President Trump’s tally of 227. In fact, it was the inverse total the longtime American businessman defeated Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton by in 2016.
The Electoral College confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the next president of the United States of America on Monday. The official vote ratified the former Vice President's victory with a 306-vote majority despite President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the election results.
The 2020 Time Magazine Persons of The Year honor was announced last night by Bruce Springsteen in a televised event. Joe Biden joins 9 other President Elects in being named the Time Magazine Person of the Year while Vice President Elect Kamala Harris is the first VP to ever earn the distinction.
In a release from You Tube titled "Supporting the 2020 U.S. election" on their official blog page, the service "will start removing any piece of content uploaded today (or anytime after) that misleads people by alleging that widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election"